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Dart's Safe Driving Award Recipients

Drivers help make Dart the strong, innovative, and impactful company it is. We also recognize the skill level and professionalism it takes to safely navigate our nation’s highways each day. We thank our drivers for always hitting the road safely! Check out our award winners and congratulate a recipient on their safely traveled miles!

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The 2019 Dart Calendar Photo Contest has Begun!

We love seeing the photos that drivers send us of their prized tractors and where their career is taking them around the country. Your truck is your pride and joy so show it off by snapping the perfect photograph.

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Dart's New Loyalty Program and Retention Bonus

In 2018-19 Dart Transit Company would like to show its appreciation for the valuable equipment and driver services Dart has received from the professional owner operators and company drivers working hard to deliver freight safely, securely, and on time. At a time when many carriers seem to be focused on bringing new owner operators and drivers in, Dart wants to stop and say thank you to those that already chose Dart and stay active with Dart.

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Trucker Path adds parking prediction to app

Trucker Path has added a new parking prediction feature to the trip planning function of its app to help truckers plan ahead for parking. The feature compiles four years of data collected in the app and gives a percentage of parking spots available at a location during a given period of time. The percentage is also color-coded either red, yellow or green, indicating a range of time that parking is full, some spots or many spots available, respectively.

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Dart Announces Pay Increase for Owner Operators

The Dart Network just announced a 2-cent-per-mile pay increase to start 2018 with a spike in owner operator income, effective March 1. Owner operators who operate over-the-road, regionally, and some dedicated operations with Dart will have the potential to earn up to $160,000 or even more in a year. Owner operators can also qualify for up to $10,000 in sign-on bonuses.

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#SteeringTowardKindness - Treating Others with Kindness and Respect, An Article from Women In Trucking

Check out this article from Women In Trucking reminding us to go through each day treating others with kindness and respect.

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Driver Referral Program Revamped For 2018: Now Make More Money When You Refer!

How many times have you seen drivers complaining at truck stops or on social media? Just think, every one of those drivers is an opportunity for you to earn up to $2,000. That’s one of the best payouts in the industry! [Click "Read More" for More Information]

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OOIDA scholarship receiving applications until Feb. 1

Each year, the OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship Fund awards one $2,000 scholarship and four $1,000 scholarships. The students, who must be children, grandchildren or legal dependents of OOIDA members, are selected in a blind evaluation conducted by the Scholarship Advisory Committee. The scholarships can be renewed for up to four years.

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Dart Tractor Shop now open seven days a week

Dart’s company-owned tractor shop is now open and available seven days a week from 7:00am to 7:00pm. This shop is conveniently located at 1066 Gemini Road in Eagan, Minnesota, which is near the Eagan terminal.

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What I Learned Riding Shotgun - My First Trip in a Big Rig

On Tuesday, January 16th, I went on my first ride-along with one of Dart’s most experienced owner operators. Steve Drexler, one of only a few contractors with 30 years of trucking under his belt, was kind enough to have me as his co-pilot for the day. As one of Dart’s new interns, I am very new to the industry so I went into the trip loaded with questions for Steve.

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Jim Duffield, Previous Dart Contractor of the Year, Dies at Age 87

Dart was saddened to learn of the passing of Jim Duffield, Dart's Contractor of the Year in 1994.

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For Third Year, Truckload Carriers Association and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Partner to Bring “The Wall That Heals” to Communities Across America

In 2015, Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) carrier members began hauling “The Wall That Heals,” a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to communities throughout the United States. TCA and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) are proud to announce their partnership will continue in 2018.

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James Langley Named President of Dart Holding Company, Highway Sales, and Logistics

EAGAN, Minnesota – A Message from Donald G. Oren, Chairman of the Dart Network: "I am pleased to announce that James Langley has been promoted to President of the following network companies: Dart Holding Company, Highway Sales, and Logistics."

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The Dart Network's Shawn B. Finalist in TMC SuperTech Competition

In September, Shawn Boldt made a trip to Orlando to compete in the TMC Super Tech Trailer Technician Competition. Hosted by the Technology Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations, the Super Tech event brings together the nation’s best maintenance professionals for a competition that tests both their repair skills and their knowledge of best practices within the industry.

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